daniel kahneman

3 03, 2017

Your lazy brain: Why thinking is actually uncomfortable

By |2017-03-03T17:20:02+11:00March 3rd, 2017|Curiosity|3 Comments

A fantastic video by Veritasium which shows how your brain usually reacts instinctively, because that is more energy efficient that actually working on a challenge. In the video above, Derek Muller shows us experimental evidence of what is known as System 1 (fast thinking) and System 2 (slow thinking). It is a concept which I [...]

26 05, 2016

This illusion proves that your brain ignores most of what you show it

By |2016-11-04T10:38:03+11:00May 26th, 2016|Curiosity|7 Comments

[Update: While thousands of you seem to have the illusion work for you, I've gotten a number of people on social media saying it didn't work for them. My suggestion to try to get it to work is to make sure you focus just on the dot, but in a relaxed manner, and keep your [...]

10 03, 2016

Too Many Small Ideas? Behavioral Science can Help.

By |2016-11-04T10:38:16+11:00March 10th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Innovation has a big problem - Far too many small ideas masquerade as big ones.  As an innovation consultant, how to address the lack of genuinely big ideas, combined with the proliferation of small ones is probably the most common challenge I’m asked to help with. And this reflects a similar complaint I often heard [...]